Welcome

Our mission is to combine medical, scientific and technology skill-sets to discover new approaches to combat infectious disease outbreaks. We do this by listening to both patients and their healthcare providers to better prioritize problems and reveal unanticipated durable solutions.

MotoMeds

MotoMeds is a pediatric call center and mobile pharmacy service working to prevent pre-emergent illnesses such as fever and diarrhea from transitioning into emergencies during the night.

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Outbreak Responder App

Outbreak Responder is a clinical decision-support and epidemiology platform for the management of diarrheal disease outbreaks.

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About THE LAB

Current Projects

Learn how we combine medical, scientific and technology to combat infectious disease outbreaks.

Resources

Find helpful resources related to infectious disease outbreaks.

In the News

Climbing Mountains: In a rural Haitian town, UF…

The phone call came in late one night last year. On the outskirts of Gressier, Haiti, two children were ill. The nurses for MotoMeds, a pediatric…

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Researchers Look Into The Role Children Play In…

Dr. Sarah McKune and Dr. Eric Nelson, two University of Florida researchers leading a study on the role children play in community transmission of…

COVID-19 virus

UF study looks at the extent to which children…

A new University of Florida study aims to gain a better understanding of the role children play in community transmission of COVID-19. Researchers…

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